Dr. Hana Younis


She was born on December 24, 1976 in Sarajevo, where she finished school and higher education. At the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Sarajevo, she received her master’s degree in 2007, and she completed her PhD in 2012.
Since 2003, she has been employed at the Institute of History of the University of Sarajevo where she progressed from professional associate to scientific advisor in 2022.
The focus of her research is the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the last decades of the Ottoman administration and the Austro-Hungarian period, with a special focus on social history and the history of everyday life.
During her career, she has published following books: Al-hayat bayn al-šarq wa al-garb — Al-Hayat al-yawmiyyah li nas fi Sarayifu fi nahayati al-qarn al-tasii asher (Sarajevo, 2012); Daša Jelić: View into the life of a woman in the last decades of Ottoman rule in Sarajevo (Belgrade,2016); From shops to theatres: Sarajevo merchant elite 1851–1878, (Sarajevo,2017); Everyday Life in Sarajevo 1850–1878, (Sarajevo, 2019); To be a Qadi in a Christian Empire, (Sarajevo, 2021.) and Arabic language in Bosnia and Herzegovina, (Sarajevo, 2021.). In addition, she has also translated and edited the travelogue Summer trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina by Muhamed Ali Pasha (Sarajevo, 2008).
She has also participated in several scientific conferences, was the editor of the journal Contributions of the Institute for History, and a member of the editorial boards of journals in Bosnia and Herzegovina and abroad.
Her experience also includes leading several successful projects at the local and international level, and publishing several scientific papers, articles and reports in relevant publications and scientific journals.